26 – 31 may
16th time Prague will spin in a spirited temperamental rhythm of the Gypsy music and gypsy jazz. Festival Khamoro, which is characteristic of its hurricane force energy and enthusiasm, offers viewers not only a wide range of concerts ensembles from around the world, but also exhibitions, films, dance workshops, specialized seminars and conferences. Prague festival, born in 1999, is the second the second oldest in the world Gypsy festival in the world. He acquired the reputation of a wonderful holiday in which people enrich their knowledge about the cultural traditions of other Nations.
The United Islands Festival
19 – 21 June
A multi genre festival United Islands is traditionally the climax of the Prague festival season. Fans of almost all musical styles will definitely find here something interesting: jazz, rock, ethno, pop, electro, folk. Festival organizers invite both professional and novice artists; along with the classical genres, repertoires, artists prisutstvuyuthie and creative experiments. Concerts are held in the open air at the Prague Islands, in gardens and parks of the capital; admission free. By nightfall the event blends in Prague clubs. If good weather, the organizers Continue reading
We always look forward to any holidays, because it can be fun to note, you can not go to work or school (not all of course), etc. We have long been accustomed to the usual holidays — the New year. March 8, February 23, victory Day, etc. But there are so many different holidays that the common man of our country may seem strange, funny and unusual. So, the most unusual festivals in the world.
1. Of Hadak Matsuri. In Japan every third Saturday of February, decided to hold this festival, or rather even a Festival. Thousands of naked men out in the cold. They are dressed only in loincloths and sandals. According to custom, so goes the rite of ritual purification. It is believed that on this day, if a man discards his clothes off, it automatically resets all the failures and attracts good luck.
2. March of the zombies. This holiday is celebrated annually in Canada (Boston). Something like Halloween. but then thousands of people dress up in zombie and walk down the street depicting the walking dead brain eaters. What is remarkable is that many of them try to copy the gait of a zombie from the clip Michael Jackson-Thriller (1983).
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Brazilian carnival resembles a riot of colors and the most forbidden dance Samba. Enter the world of the most favorite festival of Brazil.
The Bahian superstar Carlinhos brown says, “We play, not for money, but to celebrate happiness. Our carnival – street carnival. It is for everyone, not just for those with money.” Carnival is one of the most famous festivals of Brazil. The carnival culture of Brazil spilled out of her boundaries and took the world by storm.
Carnival has roots from the ancient Greek spring festival honoring Dionysus, the God of wine. The Romans adopted the festival, which later, of the Roman Catholic Church changed to suit her own religious needs. Brazilian Carnival is an annual festival celebrated for four days, preceding the Day of repentance. It has a religious flavor, as it marks the beginning days of fasting(participation in the hunger strike) ‘lent’. Carnival literally means to remove the meat, an important observance, which will be accompanied during lent, practicing repentance, to honor the death and resurrection of Christ. Carnival is celebrated in various(other) scales all over Brazil. A lot of time and effort involved in preparing it. Every place has its own distinct(distinct) style. Among the many interesting aspects of the Carnival King Continue reading